Sunnybrook Yachts
130 Marina Rd, Suite 202 PO Box 546
CHESTER, Nova Scotia, CA, B0J 1J0
Tel:902 444 4500
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1980 Shannon 38

location icon Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Year 1980
Length 38 ft

Imagine finding a Shannon 38 that has been upgraded and maintained to the point that walking toward her you wonder if the original builders undertook a custom request to build one of their classics recently.

Owned by the same couple for sixteen years, this 38 has had extensive upgrading including;

- awl gripped hull & deck with a complete resealing of the hull to deck joint and new teak toe & rub rails...she looks amazing!

- upgraded anchoring system with recent CQR, Danforth and Fortress anchors retrieved by her Sea Tiger windlass

- new lifelines in 2008, ATN top climber system

- Updated sail inventory with new main & mizzen in 2009, new #2 genoa in 2014; new dodger/bimini and canvas in 2014

- 8' Fatty Knees dinghy with sailing rig, stored on deck

- solar panels w/Xantrex controller- Zodiac six man liferaft

- complete safety equipment

Looking to go on an adventure in an absolute gorgeous classic?

Look no further.




Year Built 1980
Category Sail
Length Overall 42 ft
Length Of Deck 37'9 ft
Beam 11'6 ft
Max Draft 5 ft
Construction Fiberglass
Fuel Tanks 1
Fuel Tank Cap. 45 gal
Water Tanks 1
Water Tank Cap. 120 gal
Holding Tanks 1
Holding Tank Cap. 20 gal
Displacement 19,000 lb


  • Hull: Solid fiberglass; Awlgrip(2017) offwhite w/chocolate boot & cove stripe; blue antifouling; full keel w/attached rudder. Toerail(2017) and hull deck joint resealed(2017). 
  • Deck & house: Cored fiberglass; Awlgrip(2017) offwhite w/fawn non skid; Epifanes finished teak trim, caps, anchor platform & cowl vents; 12 bronze opening ports. 
  • Full lifelines(2008); bow pulpit; stern pulpit; gates.
  • Brown dodger & bimini (2014). 
  • Sea Tiger windlass




  • Traditionally finished in teak throughout; new headliner installed in 2003. 
  • Vee berth forward; next aft large head compartment w/vanity, sink & shower; hanging locker opposite. 
  • Main cabin features convertible double berth to port & single berth to starboard; TV enclosed in cabinet port side; large teak dining table.
  • Aft to port is full navigation station plus additional storage compartments.
  • Aft to starboard is a full galley.
  • Access to the Perkins engine is behind the companionway.





  • The yacht is equipped to travel in European & North American countries as she features a 110v/220v transformer as part of the shore power system.

  • LED running and Masthead lights
  • Four batteries 
  • 2 x 50' Shorepower cords
  • 12v system 
  • Xantrex Digital Alternator Regulator, plus 1 spare
  • 2x Link 10 Battery Monitors 
  • 2 Kyocera 140 watt panels, stowed under dinghy, mounted on main boom

    Split extension cord, Xantrex controller, ratchet strap tie-down system.
  • Samlex 1000 watt Inverter 
  • Battery Charger 
  • 110v plugs throughout



Perkins 4108 50hp, rebuilt 2008



Refrigeration replaced with Nova Kool

Hillerange 3 burner with oven

2 new 11 lb propane tanks in last 2 years

Replaced counter top

Complete set of dishes, cutlery, pots & pans





iCom M710 HF w ant. tuner, iCom 510 VHF with hard wired Command remote Mic and AIS receiver, loudhailer with automatic fog signal, handheld vhf

Raymarine Axiom 9” & iPad mini

Raymarine Quantum

Hydraulic, and Raymarine

Raymarine wind, depth, speed, temp



Zodiac 6 person coastal

Manual watermaker

Extensive medical kit

Para Anchor 8' diameter w/separate rode


Ocean Signal E100 EPIRB Cat 2

Kisby ring and Lifesling

Fire Extinguishers

Boarding ladder

ATN Topclimber



Numerous spare parts

Extensive tools in tool crib

Fenders & Dock Lines

2 5 gal fuel jugs

8' Fatty Knees stowed on deck, w/sailing rig

Custom fitted canvas winter cover

Ground tackle includes 45lb CQR 150’ high tensile chain, new in 2018 with 150’ Samson rode, Danforth 90’ chain with 150’ Samson rode, Fortress anchor


The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.
Additional Contact Information

Sunnybrook Yachts is a professional yacht dealership and brokerage firm with brokers located in boating areas from Newfoundland to Ontario.

Sunnybrook has been providing yacht sales expertise since 1990, with over two hundred years of combined experience and representing new yachts from Alerion, Back Cove, Island Packet, Jeanneau, J/Boats, Leopard, NorthCoast and Tartan Yachts.

Import and export specialists for North American and European transactions.

In addition to new and pre-owned yacht sales, Sunnybrook can provide service and refit management with a full time, year round service team in Chester that focuses their efforts on our clients yachts. The service team’s capabilities include all aspects of commissioning new vessels, yacht refit and repair along with captain services.

For an appointment to see the boat or if you have any questions, please email us at or try our office at 902.275.2424.

Listing Broker: Jim Snair